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Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail

We went here with the little man to explore some of Norfolk's great hidden nature gems. We took the... read more

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jameswatling
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Great Weekend

Had a boat out last weekend, boat was Capri. Richardson’s staff brilliant, so helpful. Boat was a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dor269
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Discover dramatic landscapes, raw natural beauty and a rare quality of light. Where big, bright skies meet endless horizons and dreamlike landscapes. A place where time stands still. Real peace, open space – it’s a place unlike anywhere else... The...more
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here with the little man to explore some of Norfolk's great hidden nature gems. We took the ferry from Salhouse Broad, which cost £10 for a return and included life jackets. The man who took us from Salhouse Broad to Hoveton Gt. Broad...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a boat out last weekend, boat was Capri. Richardson’s staff brilliant, so helpful. Boat was a bit small but fine, loved the broads so relaxing. First time on a boat, apsolutely loved it. Will definitely be going again, maybe not in August. So many...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is it. I don’t want to go home while I am here. The Broads are awesome with fantastic little communities dotted around the waterways. I needed time to relax and get myself back up and motoring. It was a boating break that did it...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a really friendly company with helpful staff and good customer service. Nice boat, clean, and helpful advice as to free moorings at local pubs and timings. Lovely part of the world. .

1  Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We be on for 4 boating holidays on the Broads i just think it is a beautiful place. the best bit about the broads that you wake up in nature and see the beautiful scenery i love to hear to birds singing when you wake....More

1  Thank Adele Dana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous four days hosting on The Norfolk Broads. The scenery is beautiful. Lots of wildlife and some lovely villages to visit.

Thank CJbythebeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for family fun, walks boat hire of just people watching a real gem of Norfolk we love it here.

1  Thank norwich666ncfc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Richardsons Boat Hire of Salham run a very professional boat hire business. The collection and return of boats is swift and organised. Rhapsody 3 is a four birth (two bedroomed) holiday cruiser. The boat has a single diesel engine but is easy to learn to...More

2  Thank caspardel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second experience of spending a week on board a boat with some glorious sunrises and sunsets. A lovely peaceful time going where you please and when you please. Last time we had "Magic Gem" which was a good boat and recommended. This time we...More

Thank tom d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, Richardsons have the family-run feel that they are so famous for. That being said, Me and the other half hired Magic Gem 5 last and what a shock! The steering was awful, you had to have Superman muscles to keep the damn thing straight....More

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Gemma R
30 March 2018|
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Response from Graeme F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, head for Wroxham, plenty going on there, hire a dayboat, travel down the river, check out Wroxham broad, then Salhouse Broad then on to Horning, which is about as far as you'll probably manage with kids in a day, plenty... More
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Gemma R
30 March 2018|
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Response from johnmaggie11 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely base myself at Wroxham. From there you can take the train or bus all over the Broads. If you google 'Things to do around Wroxham for Children ' you will see some entertainment for them. Happy Holidays.
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Response from johnmaggie11 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how far you travel. If you're hiring from a boatyard fuel is included in your total price. We began our boat journey from Wroxham. We went to Stalham (great clubhouse in the chalet park opposite the... More
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